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MIERIS, Frans van, the Elder (1635 - 1681), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIERIS, Frans van, the Elder (1635 - 1681), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 16 April 1635, in Leiden; died 12 March 1681, in Leiden.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, still-lifes.

Leiden School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Frans van Mieris the Elder, one of 23 children born to a goldsmith, studied with the glass-painter Abraham Toorenvliet, with Abraham

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